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The tawny dust fan is really evident here, pointing upward from the teal coma. pointing to the left is the gas tail which I foud also has plenty of dust in it near the head muting the blue coloration. The bright half moon was a real problem with glare and ghosting! It was difficult to keep the moon light out of the optical system. Lens: 12.5" f/5 Home made Newtoninan Platform: Astrophysics AP1200 Camera: SBIG ST10XME CCD Exposure: 20m L, 6mRGB - bin3x3 Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 4/10, Transparency 6/10 Outside Temperature: 20F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2

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